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COVID-19 and Future Construction Contracts – How Can You Minimise the Risk?

March 26, 2020| Construction, Construction Contracts, JCT Contracts, NEC Contracts

Whilst no one yet knows the full extent of the potential implications of COVID-19 on the construction industry, it is now inevitable that almost all construction companies are going to be affected in some way. Contractors are likely to be … read more

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Further Statement from Hawkswell Kilvington – COVID-19:

March 25, 2020| Firm News

These are unprecedented times and we have to do all that we can to ensure that all of our team remain safe and well. In light of the measures announced by the government on 23 March 2020, from 24 March … read more


Planning for COVID-19 Site Closures

March 24, 2020| Construction, Construction Contracts

At the date of writing, the official advice from Robert Jenrick, the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, is that individuals working on construction sites can continue to do so but must follow Public Health England’s guidance … read more


COVID-19 or “Coronavirus” – Force Majeure, Frustration and Cash-Flow Considerations

March 23, 2020| Construction, Construction Contracts

Earlier this month we published a bulletin considering the potential implications of COVID-19 on construction companies and how to mitigate them. Since then, the Government has advised widespread social distancing and self-isolation; including the recommendation that entire households should self-isolate … read more


Hybrid Construction Contracts: Guidance from the Court of Appeal

March 19, 2020| Construction, Construction Contracts

In the recent case of C Spencer Limited v MW High Tech Projects UK Limited, the Court of Appeal considered whether, in the case of a hybrid contract (one which provides for both “construction operations” and “non-construction operations” within the … read more